Dissenting Opinions

Making Fetch Happen (with Stephen Sachs)

Episode Summary

Will is joined by Duke law professor Stephen Sachs to discuss what is wrong with Erie Railroad v. Tompkins, how judicial decisions are like poker games and the fashion industry, and whether it is naïve to think that judges don't make law.

Episode Notes

Will is joined by Duke law professor Stephen Sachs to discuss what is wrong with Erie Railroad v. Tompkins, how judicial decisions are like poker games and the fashion industry, and whether it is naïve to think that judges don't make law.

Justice Scalia audio is from CSPAN "The Role of the Judiciary" Nov. 22, 2008

Case audio is from Oyez.org